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Research shows 21 people a day seek treatment for problematic alcohol use
Experts say the figure may be heavily underreported.
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'While the rest of us are looking forward at this time of year, they're feeling the dread and the anxiety'
Christmas can be a particularly trying time for problem drinkers and their families, an addiction counsellor said.
Alcohol pricing: Here's how the planned changes will affect your pocket
The government has announced that it will be setting the price of alcohol at €1 a unit.
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Bottles of wine look likely to be set at a minimum of €8, cans of beer at €2
It would be part of minimum-pricing laws to set a floor price on beer, wine and spirits.
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Opinion: The first step to fixing Ireland's alcohol problem? Fight back against the drinks industry
88 people die every month in Ireland as a direct result of alcohol. Drink is wreaking havoc on our health and finances – and it’s time to push back.
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How alcohol affects Ireland in 4 stark graphs
A major HSE report yesterday looked at the harm alcohol causes in Irish society – and it made for grim reading.
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How much does alcohol abuse affect others in Ireland? A lot, says a new report
The harm experienced by people due to their own drinking is only part of the story argues Alcohol Action Ireland.